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Xbox One November 2019 update arrives with Google Assistant and more

Xbox One November 2019 update arrives with Google Assistant and more

After an X019 kick-off that included the reveal of a new Rare title and the news that the Project xCloud preview is heading to Windows 10 next year, Microsoft has delivered the November 2019 for Xbox One. This update in particular in a pretty big one, as it delivers Google Assistant functionality and a significant improvement to gamertags.

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Final Fantasy comes to Xbox Game Pass, Final Fantasy XIV promised

Final Fantasy comes to Xbox Game Pass, Final Fantasy XIV promised

At its X019 event, Microsoft practically tried to steal Google's thunder just as the latter is about to launch its Stadia game streaming service. Not only did Microsoft confirm 50 games for Project xCloud, a stark contrast to Stadia's starting 12, it also revealed that xCloud will also dip its toes into the Xbox Game Pass subscription service. That opens the doors to dozens more game, including the newly announced arrival of most of the Final Fantasy series, with a big one still promised to come.

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Minecraft Dungeons release date and Xbox Game Pass details revealed

Minecraft Dungeons release date and Xbox Game Pass details revealed

Today at XO19, Microsoft and Mojang brought some new information about the dungeon crawler adventure by the name of Minecraft Dungeons. This game is like Diablo 4 in an alternate universe. Inside the Minecraft Universe, players will explore many different environments with a real boxy sort of base. This system will be available inside 2020.

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Everwild trailer reveals Rare’s next game for Xbox One

Everwild trailer reveals Rare’s next game for Xbox One

Microsoft's X019 event is underway, and one of the biggest attention-getters during a special episode of Inside Xbox was the reveal of Rare's next game. It's been a while since we've seen one of these Rare game announcements, as the last one was the reveal of Sea of Thieves during E3 2015. Now we know that its next title will be called Everwild, and though the game is still early on in development, the company is giving us an early look today.

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The Witcher 3 might be the next big title for Xbox Game Pass

The Witcher 3 might be the next big title for Xbox Game Pass

The Witcher 3 has enjoyed an enduring reputation as one of the best games of this generation. If you're among the people who hasn't played it yet, you may soon get your chance, assuming that you're subscribed to Xbox Game Pass. A new ad that apparently aired before it was supposed to suggests that The Witcher 3 will be coming to Microsoft's game subscription service soon.

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Disney Plus starter kit: 10 key details at launch

Disney Plus starter kit: 10 key details at launch

You just opened Disney Plus (or Disney+ if you prefer) for the first time and you're feeling overwhelmed. Or you've been using Disney Plus for a while now, and you wonder if there's anything you've missed. If you're looking for a "what to watch on Disney Plus" sort of article, you can find that on SlashGear too - but THIS article is all about getting started out right.

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Xbox Surprise Me button will remind Insiders about games they forgot

Xbox Surprise Me button will remind Insiders about games they forgot

Given how easy it is to purchase games these days, provided you have the funds, of course, it's not unusual for a single gamer to accumulate dozens or even hundreds of titles in their collection. Many of them have probably gathered digital dust even before they have been played once. Some may have even been lost to memory, at least not until the Xbox's upcoming feature surprises them with a suggestion to play a game owners might have forgotten they even have.

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Razer Basilisk Ultimate and X HyperSpeed mouse details defy gaming norm

Razer Basilisk Ultimate and X HyperSpeed mouse details defy gaming norm

On November 6, 2019, Razer revealed two new gaming mouse devices, the Razer Basilisk Ultimate, and the Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed. These gaming mice were also wireless, working with the company's own branded "Razer HypeSpeed" technology that they suggested was "25% faster than any other wireless gaming technologies." Razer also suggested that these mice had the lowest click latency with said Razer HyperSpeed tech onboard, with "improved Adaptive Frequency Hopping" to boot.

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Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 adds Bluetooth, built-in battery

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 adds Bluetooth, built-in battery

How many ways can you improve a gamepad? Apparently, quite a lot. Microsoft has just made available the shiny new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 and while there are quite a few upgrades that are noteworthy, not one stands out in isolation of the others. Instead, the new controller is being defined by a host of small improvements that together try to level up the console gaming experience by delivering comfort and personalization to a part of gaming that's almost too easy to take for granted.

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Xbox Console Streaming starts for some Insiders: Here’s how to get on

Xbox Console Streaming starts for some Insiders: Here’s how to get on

Microsoft is gearing up to make a big play for game streaming, and while the more well-known part of that might be Project xCloud, there's another component worth paying attention to in Xbox Console Streaming. With this feature, Xbox One owners can stream the games they own from their home console to a smartphone, allowing them to access their games when they're away from home.

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EA Games back on Steam, at last

EA Games back on Steam, at last

Electronic Arts and Valve announced a partnership to bring EA Games-distributed games to Steam, at long last. They also announced that they'd be bringing the EA Games-specific gaming subscription service to Steam. Per Valve's Game Newell, this partnership with EA will "bring their great games and subscription service to Steam" as well as "open up our communities to each other in an unprecedented way."

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Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Review – You Died

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Review – You Died

I owned a fair number of games for the Sega Genesis when I was a kid, but two that will forever stick out are The Lion King and Aladdin. Though I played both games for hours on end, I’ve only ever managed to actually beat just one of them: Aladdin. Aladdin was a game that was difficult enough on its own, but it didn’t hold a candle to the sadistic challenge of The Lion King. I have seen the end of The Lion King, but I didn’t get there through determination and skill. No, I had to use a Game Genie to get infinite lives and invincibility or to skip levels. Despite the amount of time I sunk into that game, I never managed to beat it legitimately.

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